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Health & Food

Quebec’s Red Tape Reduction: A Boon for Park-Extension’s Aging Population

In a move that promises to enhance the healthcare experience for patients, the Quebec government, under the leadership of Health Minister Christian Dubé, is cutting down on medical paperwork. This initiative, particularly beneficial for the aging population of Park-Extension,...

A Public Health Concern: The Debate Over Daylight Saving Time in Canada

As Park-Exers and the rest of Quebec turned back their clocks on Sunday, marking the end of daylight time and the return to standard time, the bi-annual ritual prompts discussions about the impact on health and well-being. University of...

Improving Healthcare Access: Quebec’s Bold Initiative

Quebec is taking strides to improve access and coordination of front-line services, promising a substantial impact on the residents of Park-Extension—a borough experiencing the shortcomings of the Quebec medical system, much like other parts of Montreal. Enter Christian Dubé, the...

Mysterious Overdoses in Downtown Montreal Spark Public Health Investigation

Subheading: An Unusual Incident Prompts Concerns as Public Health Delves into the Issue A recent and alarming incident has raised concerns all over Montreal including Parc-Extension as the Public Health authorities initiate an investigation into a series of possible overdoses...

Subsidies Available for Purchase of Reusable Diapers and Sustainable Feminine Hygiene Products

The Borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension announced the renewal of its subsidies program for the purchase of reusable diapers and sustainable feminine hygiene products for the year 2023/2024. This initiative aims to promote environmentally friendly choices and support the transition to...

Québec to offer $12,000 scholarships to aspiring patient attendants

Québec aims to train 3,000 to 5,000 new patient attendants by December 2023. The Quebec government is launching a new campaign to encourage Quebec residents to become patient attendants. This is a welcome announcement especially for Park-Extension’s aging population since...

Move and Groove in Park Extension this May: Free Fitness Activities for All Ages!

In May, the citizens of all ages in each neighborhood of the borough of VSP can take part in several free activities. These activities include Zumba, skating, badminton, aqua fitness, cardio-boxing, and more. The objective of these activities is to...

Grocers under the magnifying glass of federal MPs

Canadian food watchers hope federal MPs will pressure the heads of the country's major grocery chains to better explain why they're pocketing so much money. For the residents of Park-Extension hammered by inflation this is an important announcement. CEOs of...

Rats in Montreal

Rats should be exterminated as soon as the sewers are opened during construction sites and waste management should be reviewed in Montreal to control the population of these rodents, says the opposition as more and more of the pests...

Children’s pain medication shortage

If during a visit to Parc-Extension pharmacy you are met with empty shelves when you need pain medication for your child, you are not alone. This is what parents face when they go to the pharmacy to buy acetaminophen...